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How Your Posts on Facebook and Other Social Media Sites Could Affect Your Divorce

HOW YOUR POSTS ON FACEBOOK AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA SITES COULD AFFECT YOUR DIVORCE With the rise of social media comes the rise of people who choose to share intimate and personal details of their life where hundreds, if not … Continue reading

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The New Maintenance Cap and What it Means for Your Divorce

      THE NEW MAINTENANCE CAP AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR DIVORCE If you are going through a divorce, then you are most likely aware of the “maintenance guidelines”, a statutory formula that directs how much maintenance (spousal … Continue reading

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Getting Through Valentine’s Day While Going Through Divorce

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that people either love or hate. If you are involved in a new, budding romance, you are most likely caught up in the fanfare and looking forward to the big, romantic, public gestures … Continue reading

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The Mediation Process and When You Should (or Should Not) Choose Mediation

As an attorney that has been practicing Matrimonial and Family Law for over ten years, I’ll admit that I was not a big fan of Mediation until recently. I have always been a big proponent of settling cases out of … Continue reading

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Proposed Amendments to Take Guesswork Out of Maintenance Awards

  One major aspect of resolving any divorce is resolving support issues. While child support sometimes becomes complicated, there is a statutory formula that has been in place for decades which governs the calculation of basic child support, as well … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Necessitates Revision of Custody/Visitation Laws

Several people are rejoicing today as the Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriages. This was a big, very important, and long overdue step towards equality in the LGBT community. However, along with this ruling comes some very poignant … Continue reading

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Relocation Issues: How Days of Our Lives Got It Wrong

Many of us watch soap operas, dramas centered around medical issues or dramas centered around legal issues, and we wonder how accurate they are and how much research the writers really did before they wrote about the particular issue. If … Continue reading

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What the Palm Beach Circumcision Case is really about

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/palm-beach/fl-circumcision-mother-court-hearing-20150522-story.html#page=1 By now we’ve all seen this story in the news, and a lot of you may have even been outraged by it.  The Palm Beach Circumcision Case came to an end yesterday when the mother of the four and … Continue reading

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About the Author and this Blog

I am a matrimonial and family law attorney with offices in downtown Manhattan.  I have been exclusively handling matters pertaining matrimonial and family law for almost ten years.  The purpose of this blog is to discuss  issues and changes in the law … Continue reading

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The Presumption of Legitimacy and Legal Rights to Children- time to revise the law

Paternity cases are usually pretty straight forward.  Either the mother of a child petitions the court to establish paternity of a purported father of her child, or the father petitions the court to establish his rights as a parent.  A … Continue reading

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